Chairman of the  Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha and three others remanded


Chairman of the  Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha,  Chanaka Amila Rangana and three  others were remanded today after surrendering to courts, over the violent clashes in Kataragama in January , police said.

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Constitutional Assembly will continue


President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to prorogue Parliament from midnight April 12 till May 8 will see the lapse of all bills and motions in the Order Book of Parliament.

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New York bash for anti-Ranil SLFP MP


For one of the 16 SLFP MPs who voted for the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the National New Year celebrations were in New York.

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President returns after CHOGM


President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the country after attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 held in London, this morning.

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Reports regarding the President’s delegation to London are false: PMD


The President's Media Division (PMD) in a statement has raised concern over various false information circulating regarding the official  delegation that accompanied President Maithripala Sirisena at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London recently.

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New York Times report outlines fatal effects of FB newsfeeds in developing nations


A new report by the New York times outlines the fatal effects of Facebook's newsfeed in developing countries where misinformation and hate speech allegedly fuel real-world attacks -- and the social media giant is accused of doing nothing to ease the tensions.

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CID nets female accountant for Rs.20 million fraud


A female accountant of a bank in Gampaha, who is accused of defrauding over Rs.

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Nuwara Eliya Flower Show declared open


The annual 'Flower Show,' which is held each year as part of the Nuwara Eliya Sping Festival, was declared open today (20) by Plantation Minister Navin Dissanayake.

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World's largest aircraft leaves Mattala


The world's largest aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya, which landed in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, left the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) for Karachchi, Pakistan, at about 4.

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Namal Rajapaksa sponsors rugby workshop in Jammu and Kashmir


A delegation of Sri Lankan rugby coaches headed by former President Rajapaksa's son Namal will hold a seven-day training workshop for the girl's rugby team of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Interpol issues Red Notice for Arjuna Mahendran


Interpol today (20) issued a 'Red Notice' for former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran.

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